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An Assessment of the Conditions Affecting Entry into the Scottish Fishing Industry and Potential Policy Responses

Published: 19 Sep 2014
Part of:
Marine and fisheries
ISBN:
9781784127817

New entry into the Scottish fishing industry is commonly perceived as a self-evident necessity for the long-term prosperity of the sector and its absence a signal for government intervention. The remit of this paper is to explore whether prohibitive condi

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An Assessment of the Conditions Affecting Entry into the Scottish Fishing Industry and Potential Policy Responses
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  1. The data presented in Figure 2 needs to be interpreted with caution as the age groups are uneven e.g. 15 years contributed to the figures in the 20-34, 35-49 and 50-64 year cohorts whilst less years contribute to the 16-19 and 65+
  2. Provisional information regarding the age structure of the Scottish fishing industry is taken from the Survey of Fleet Employment in 2013, which surveyed 254 vessels and provided details on 844 fishermen about activity in 2012. This data has been present alongside the European, UK and Scottish data in figure 2 for comparisons.

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